Pencil Drawing -- Bookcase

Description

Untitled sketch rendered in pencil of a bookcase against a wall with wainscotting and with a patterned carpet in front. Front view is shown. Rectangular bookcase has flat overhanging top with molded cornice; plain frieze; one open tier at top supported in front by four ovoid turnings; one open shelf in middle above two rectangular cupboard doors with recessed carved panels; three open shelves flanking each side of central cupboard and shelf; molded bottom edge and bracket feet. Handwritten on drawing are "E. A. S." and "$125."

Details

Descriptive Terms

bookcases
bookshelves
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 7/8 x 11 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II

Date of Acquisition

1995-10-24

Reference Code

CC011.002.009

Record Details

Originator

Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item